There is no time left to debate whether saving our planet is too expensive, or to keep promoting socioeconomic models that are clearly not working.
The emergence of ‘blue carbon’ in the global carbon markets could help protect Southeast Asia's coastlines, but these habitats should be valued for more than their carbon.
Climate change is threatening coastal communities worldwide. Using local knowledge, as well as innovative practices such as parametric insurance, is needed to enhance coastal resilience and mitigate the impact of climate change.
For sustainable development, universal wellbeing should be the goal, rather than endless growth. Minimizing further growth in human populations is only part of the solution, but an essential part.
New technologies in water treatment systems, as well as other measures, are needed to better understand the problem of pharmaceutical contamination of Asia’s rivers.
The silent invasion by invasive alien species, including plants, invertebrates, vertebrates and microorganisms, is jeopardizing biodiversity and economies on a global scale. We need to take urgent, coordinated action.
Marine protected areas are a powerful way to allow ocean life to rebound while at the same time supporting tourism, local communities and sustainable fishing
It’s time to re-examine the actions we take to exterminate the wild animals and plants we need to survive, and start using stronger measures to protect them.
Sustainable marine projects and innovative financing like blue bonds are part of growing global efforts to look beyond land-based solutions – and consider the ocean economy – to address climate change.